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Lachlan Nisbet

Lachlan Nisbet

Head of Regulatory, Health & Safety

Lachlan’s expertise

Lachlan has a wealth of experience in a broad range of litigation and regulatory matters together with specialist experience in health and safety, public and administrative law, criminal and disciplinary, and firearms and field-sports including licensing and trading standards.

Lachlan frequently acts on behalf of the British Association of Shooting and Conservation and their members and holds higher rights of audience (all courts).  Lachlan is an experienced advocate in the Magistrates, Crown, County, and Coroners Courts as well as representing clients before Local Authority Licensing Sub-Committees. Lachlan is recommended by Chambers (band 1) and is security cleared to accept Government work.

Lachlan has written in numerous publications such as Gun Trade News, BASC’s Magazine ‘Shooting and Conservation’ and The Shooting Times and currently writes monthly in Rifle Shooter.

About Lachlan

Lachlan is a solicitor-advocate who qualified in 2004 and became a Partner in a top 30 law firm in May 2010. Lachlan joined the Brabners litigation team in September 2013. Lachlan’s experience extends to prosecution work for a variety of public bodies, including the Health & Safety Executive, various Local Authorities and the Care Quality Commission. Lachlan also handles defence regulatory instructions for corporate clients and individuals.

More recently, Lachlan acted for military witness in the Baha Mousa Public Inquiry and subsequently he acted as agent to the Treasury Solicitor leading a team representing the interests of a large number of military witnesses in the Al-Sweady Public Inquiry; and has also been appointed as the England and Wales Legal Advisor to the British Association for Shooting and Conservation. 

What others say about Lachlan

The Legal 500 2016 says Lachlan is particularly known for his firearms licensing matters and is noted for his licensing expertise and for 'his deft touch with clients', he also attracts praise for being 'knowledgeable and patient'. They go on to say that Lachlan is ‘always willing to help, advise and listen and then comes up with practical solutions’ and that No stone is left unturned’.

Lachlan has previously been recommended by the Legal 500.

Read more about what others say about Lachlan

Read about some of the recent notable cases in which Lachlan has previously been instructed

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Lachlan Nisbet